Pfizer to ship 13 million COVID-19 vaccine doses per week to U.S. by mid-March, says executive

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a ‘Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine’ sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration By Carl O’Donnell (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc (NYSE:) expects to deliver more than 13 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine per week to the United […]

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Brazil’s Petrobras executive management in talks on possible mass resignation – sources

By Sabrina Valle RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Petroleo Brasileiro SA’s executive management is considering resigning en masse after the Brazilian government decided to replace Chief Executive Roberto Castello Branco, three people close to the management said, asking not to be named as information is private. President Jair Bolsonaro earlier said he had decided to […]

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US President-elect Biden says will make ending ‘damaging executive orders’ a priority

Biden is speaking in an interview with NBC. priorities in his first 100 days will depend on Congress. Huh. It sounds like the next four years might be a lot more boring than the last four.  Ending ‘damaging’ EOs will be one thing but there is the hope he will maintain the tradition of batshit […]

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Airbus executive says aviation outlook worse than expected

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Airbus logo at the Airbus Defence and Space facility in Elancourt BERLIN (Reuters) – The outlook for the aviation industry has deteriorated again due to rising coronavirus infections and renewed travel restrictions, Airbus chief operating officer Michael Schoellhorn was quoted as saying on Saturday. With air travel at a fraction of […]

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Citigroup hires BofA executive to run institutional client group compliance

© Reuters. The Citigroup Inc logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto By Imani Moise (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc (N:) said on Friday it had hired a Bank of America Corp (N:) executive to run compliance for its Institutional Clients Group (ICG). Jennifer Taylor will start as chief compliance officer […]

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Trail of missing Wirecard executive leads to Belarus, Der Spiegel reports

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Wirecard is pictured at its headquarters in Aschheim FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Former Wirecard (DE:) chief operating officer Jan Marsalek travelled to Minsk soon after he was suspended and may still be in Belarus or Russia, a German magazine reported on Saturday. Marsalek, a central figure in the collapse […]

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Neiman Marcus must justify executive bonuses: U.S. Justice Department lawyer

© Reuters. The signage outside the Neiman Marcus store is seen in New York (Reuters) – Top executives of Neiman Marcus, which filed for bankruptcy in May, do not deserve bonuses of up to $ 10 million unless they can show they boosted the luxury department store chain’s earnings, a U.S. Department of Justice lawyer […]

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EU executive says ‘significant’ differences in Brexit talks

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: British PM May meets German Chancellor Merkel to discuss Brexit in Berlin BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s executive said on Thursday that “significant divergences” persisted in its talks with Britain on their new relationship from 2021. Britain left the EU in January and is in a standstill transition period with […]

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EU executive moves to formalize suspension of EU budget rules

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union executive moved to formalize an agreement reached by EU finance ministers on March 5 to suspend EU budget rules that put limits on borrowing so that governments have a free hand in fighting the coronavirus. The European Commission, the guardian of EU rules, proposed late on Friday to activate […]

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Ex-N.Y. brokerage executive pleads guilty to pension bribe scheme

© Reuters. Ex-N.Y. brokerage executive pleads guilty to pension bribe scheme By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former managing director at broker-dealer Sterne Agee pleaded guilty on Tuesday to bribing a former portfolio manager at New York state's retirement fund in exchange for tens of millions of dollars' worth of business, federal prosecutors […]

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